Mariupol sea trading port in the first half of the year reached the level of cargo handling 2 million 843,4 thousand tons, which is 23.5 percent more than in the first six months of 2019. Only in June the cargo handling in the port amounted to 528,1 thousand tons, 60% more than in 2019 Of them 412,3 thousand tons are ferrous metals, 35 tons - cast iron, 33.3 thousand tonnes, limestone, 19.7 million tonnes - meal, 16 tons - kaolin 11 and 4 thousand tons for sunflower oil. June was handled 38 vessels, 5 322 unloaded the car, loaded 838.
Due to the increase in the volume of cargo handling has significantly improved and the economic performance of the port of Mariupol. By the end of June revenues of the company increased by 35.2 to 104,440 million. The net profit of June this year was of 9.84 million hryvnia, which at 176,8% more than in June 2019.
income Figure for January – June increased by 74.6 million hryvnia to 598,570 million. The net profit of the port during the first half of 2020 increased compared to the same period last year 58 times and amounted to 17,310 million.
Recall that March 2020 Mariupol trading port for the first time in the last 20 years started cabotage export of cast iron in the port of South. In June, for the first time in the history of the port, short sea transportation from the Azov sea to the Black sea began to deliver General cargo and metallurgical plants - slabs.
the Reason for the resumption of cabotage become a systemic problem on the railway, where the load flow of trains in the direction of Black sea ports reached a critical limit and by separate cars delay reached in March more than 30 days.